Why Foxconns iPhone Robots Could Create American Jobs

Date Published01/31/2014
Author NameMarcus Wohlsen
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Foxconn
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Transplant
Country(ies) from which reshored:China,Taiwan, Province of China
Industry(ies):Computer/Electronic Products
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Rising wages
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Automation/technology, Higher productivity, Skilled workforce availability/training
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